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Turnbull Khara Pence, Bowles Ryan P., Skibbe Lori E., Justice Laura M., Wiggins Alice K., December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of several measures of children's letter knowledge, including the relationships among lowercase letter knowledge and uppercase familiarity, uppercase-lowercase similarity, own-name advantage, and frequency in printed English, based on data…
Saracho Olivia N., Spodek Bernard, December, 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of select studies on storybook reading, including studies on the engagement and interactions of parents and children, formal and informal literacy experiences, participation in storybook intervention programs, and the relationship…
Griffith Priscilla L., Kimmel Susan J., Biscoe Belinda, Winter 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of Early Reading First professional development on the literacy development of children in prekindergarten classes in seven public elementary schools and private child care centers in Oklahoma over a period of 3 years, based on…
FPG Child Development Institute, November, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a randomized, controlled study on the effects of the Nuestros Ninos professional development program on classroom practices and child outcomes related to language development and early literacy skills in both English and Spanish for 55…
Souto-Manning Mariana, November 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of select observed classroom literacy activities, designed to relate to the home literacy environments of minority children, over the course of one academic year in the classroom taught by 2 participants in Freirean culture circle…
Kindle Karen J., November 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A qualitative study of teachers? practices for the development of vocabulary within read-alouds based on observations of and interviews with 1 kindergarten, 1 first-grade, and 2 second grade teachers at a small private school in the south central…
Vadasy Patricia F., Sanders Elizabeth A., November 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of supplemental code-oriented tutoring on the literacy scores of below-average students, and an examination of variations in the effects by language minority status, classroom instruction time, and pretest measures of…
Bassok Daphna, November/December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the influence of preschool on both cognitive and literacy outcomes in subsamples of Black and Hispanic children, based on a secondary analysis of longitudinal data on a national sample of approximately 7,400 children
Wedin Asa, November 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An argument that conversation and story-telling, both oral and written, provide a rich environment for the development of academic school language in bilingual classrooms, based on a secondary analysis of selected transcripts from an earlier study…
Bingham Gary E., Hall-Kenyon Kendra M., Culatta Barbara, November, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of a Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy (SEEL) supplemental early literacy instruction, implemented by paraprofessionals, on at risk kindergarten children's literacy development, based on data from 63 children who had been…
Moody Amelia K., November, 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
Electronic books (e-storybooks) are widely used in early childhood classrooms in efforts to encourage engagement in storybooks while promoting emergent literacy development. This article assesses the current research on e-storybooks for supporting…
Schmitt Kelly L., Sheridan Laura, McMenamin Katie, Linebarger Deborah L., October, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact on preschool and kindergarten children's early literacy development, as well as the ease of use and appeal, of either PBS Kids Island, a pre-literacy Web site, or PBS Kids Island with additional support materials, based on…
Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., Hamre Bridget K., Justice Laura M., Pianta Robert C., October, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
MyTeachingPartner (MTP) is a teacher professional development program designed to improve the quality of teacher-child interactions in pre-kindergarten classrooms and children's language and literacy development. The program includes language/…
Lake Vickie E., Al Otaiba Stephanie, Guidry Stephanie, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the experiences of preservice teachers (PSTs) and students in a service learning tutoring program, based on data from 27 PSTs and their students who participated in either the Tutor-Assisted Intensive Learning Strategies (TAILS) or…
Williams Almena L., October 2010
Reports & Papers
An experimental study of the effect of the Kid Writing instruction method, a daily journal writing program, on literacy development and perception of writing among kindergarten students, based on an analysis of literacy assessment scores, writing…